Dr. Amitabha Chanda

MBBS(Gold Medalist), MS(Gold Medalist)

MCh(Neurosurgery)

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka

Bangladesh

Presentations in Conferences

1. Delivered lecture on “Navigating Through Ventricle” in K. K. Ghosh Memorial Oration in Medical College 77th Annual Reunion Academic Program on January 30, 2011, held in Kolkata, India.
2. Delivered lecture on “Etiology and Clinical Features of Hydrocephalus” in K. K. Ghosh Memorial Oration in Medical College 77th Annual Reunion Academic Program on January 30, 2011, held in Kolkata, India.
3. Chanda A. “Results of Stereotactic Evacuation of Spontaneous Deep Intracerebral Hematoma with Comparison to Other Surgical Methods”. Presented at joint 59th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India and Congress of Neurological Surgeons held in Jaipur, India from December 16 to December 18, 2010.
1. Chanda A, Chanda A. “Aggressive Resection of Pediatric Craniopharyngiomas: Feasibility and Rationality”. Presented at 20th Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery and Special Conference of the Korean Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery held in Kolkata, India from November 5, 2009 to November 8, 2009.
1. Delivered lecture on “Comprehensive Management of Esthesioneuroblastoma” in 10th Annual Conference of Skull Base Society of India held in Mumbai, India from October 9, 2008 to October 12, 2008.
1. Delivered lecture on “How do I follow up my Pituitary Tumors” in Park Clinic Annual Update on Neurosurgery held in Kolkata on February 23, 2008 in Kolkata.
1. Delivered lecture on “Concept of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery: Key-hole Approach” at CIMECON 2008 at Ranchi, Jharkhand, India on January 4, 2008 to January 6, 2008.
1. Delivered lecture on “Surgical Anatomy and Approaches to Cavernous Sinus and Parasellar Region” in Park Clinic Annual Update on Neurosurgery held in Kolkata on March 17 and 18, 2007 in Kolkata.
1. Delivered lecture on “Traumatic Brain Injury” in mid-term CME on Management of Trauma held in Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta on January 20, 2007.
1. Delivered Guest Lecture at Annual Conference of IMA, Calcutta Branch on “Recent Trends in Management of Intracranial Tumors” held in Kolkata on June 4, 2006.
2. Chanda A. “Partial Labyrinthectomy petrous Apicectomy Approach to Petroclival Region: An Anatomical and Technical Study.” Presented at the competitive paper session in the academic meeting of 70th Annual Reunion of Medical College, Calcutta on January 30, 2004. Received Sukumar Mukherjee award.
3. Chanda A, Sekhar LN, Schessel DA. “Anomalous jugular bulb presenting as pulsatile intractable Tinnitus: A treatment proposal”. Presented at the academic meeting of 69th Annual Reunion of Medical College, Calcutta on January 31, 2003.
4. Chanda A. “Orbitozygomatic transcavernous approach to basilar artery bifurcation: How beneficial is it from anatomical perspective?” Presented at the competitive paper session in the academic meeting of 69th Annual Reunion of Medical College, Calcutta on January 30, 2003. Received Sukumar Mukherjee award for BEST PAPER.
5. Chanda A, Guha A, Gentili F. “Distal intracranial dural-based metastasis of esthesioneuroblastoma: a report of four cases”. Presented at the 8th biennial meeting of Canadian Neuro-oncology Society at Montreal, Quebec, Canada in May 2002.
6. Chanda A, Green E, Sarjeant R, Gentili F. “The value of multimodality and cranial nerve monitoring in surgery for cranial base tumors”. Presented at the 13th annual meeting of North American Skull Base Society at San Diego, CA, USA in February 2002.
7. Chanda A, Abdallah S, Nanda A. “Microsurgical anatomy of Retrosigmoid Intradural Suprameatal Approach”. Presented as a poster at the 51st annual meeting of Congress of Neurological Surgeons at San Diego, CA in October 2001.
8. Nanda A, Chanda A. “Occipital Interhemispheric Approach”. Presented at 2001 annual conference of Society of University Neurosurgeons at Portland, OR, USA in June 2001.
9. Chanda A, Sekhar LN, Kalavakonda C, Wright DC, Sen CN. “Chordoma and Chondrosarcoma of Cranial Base: Results of Surgical treatment in 124 cases”. Presented in the PLENARY SESSION of the 2001 annual conference of American Association of Neurological Surgeons in April 2001 at Toronto, ON, Canada.
10. Chanda A, Nanda A. “Surgery of Posterior circulation aneurysm: Is it still a viable option? An LSUMC Experience” Presented at the annual conference of Southern Neurosurgical Society in March 2001 at Austin, TX, USA.
11. Chanda A, Nanda A. “Partial labyrithectomy petrous apicectomy approach: a morphometric study”. Presented as poster in the annual conference of North American Skull Base Society in March 2001 at Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.
12. Chanda A, Sekhar LN, Schessel DA. “Anomalous jugular bulb causing intractable pulsatile tinnitus: a treatment option”. Presented in the annual conference of North American Skull Base Society in March 2001 at Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.
13. Chanda A, Nanda A. “Orbitozygomatic transcavernous Transsellar Transclinoid approach to basilar artery bifurcation: an anatomic study”. Presented as poster in the annual conference of North American Skull Base Society in March 2001 at Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.
14. Chanda A, Nanda A. “Microsurgical anatomy of Infralabyrinthine approach”. Presented in the annual conference of North American Skull Base Society in March 2001 at Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.
15. Chanda A, Smith DR, Nanda A. “Use of Autotransfusion by Cell Saver Technique in Surgery of Dorsal and Lumbar Fusion with Instrumentation: LSUHSC Experience”. Presented at the annual conference of Louisiana Neurosurgical Society in January 2001 at New Orleans, LA, USA.
16. Dogan A, Chanda A, Nanda A. “Far lateral approach for proximal basilar artery aneurysm without resecting the condyle: an LSHSC experience”. Presented at the annual conference of Louisiana Neurosurgical Society in January 2001 at New Orleans, LA, USA.
17. Nanda A, Chanda A. “Occipital interhemispheric approach revisited”. Presented at the annual conference of Louisiana Neurosurgical Society in January 2001 at New Orleans, LA, USA.
18. Sekhar LN, Chanda A. Microsurgery of the Cavernous Sinus discussed in Breakfast seminar (#414) in the annual conference of American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2000 at San Francisco, CA, USA.
19. Sekhar LN, Chanda A. Evolution and Future of Skull Base Surgery – Presented in the 5th Asian-Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery in November 1999 in Mumbai, India.
20. Chanda A, Sekhar LN, Wright DC, Schessel DA, Prasad S. “Acoustic Neuroma: Microsurgery versus radiosurgery”. Presented in 3rd annual International conference of Acoustic neuroma and other CPA tumors held in Rome, Italy in June 1999.
21. Bakir A, Sekhar LN, Chanda A, Wright DC. “Meningioma of Olfactory groove, Planum and Tuberculum sellae: Analysis of results of surgery by Skull Base approach”. Presented in annual conference of Turkish Neurosurgical society in May 1999 held at Ankara, Turkey.
22. Chanda A. “Abnormalities of water and electrolyte homeostasis in severe traumatic brain injuries” in annual conference of ASOH held at Panipat, India in November 1998.
23. Chanda A, Momen SA. “ Diagnosis of bleeding per rectum: a clinical study ” in All India annual conference of Association of Surgeons of India, in December 1991, held in Hyderabad, India
24. Chanda A, Momen SA. “ Surgeries for anal fissure ” in conference of International College of Surgeons in June 1991, held in Siliguri, India (AWARD WINNING PAPER).